, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp 81–87 | Cite as

Chromosomes of the house-cricket, Acheta domestica (L.) (Orthoptera) — Delhi population

  • S. Ali
  • S. R. V. Rao


Chromosomes of Acheta domestica were studied employing conventional Giemsa staining and fluorescence banding methods. The Delhi population seems to be characteristic with regard to the distribution of the C-bands and centromeric positions in the chromosomes and differs from those of European and American populations. Further, on the basis of base-specific fluorescence studies, it is speculated that the A-T/G bases are probably evenly distributed in the chromosomes.


American Population Fluorescence Banding Fluorescence Study Giemsa Staining Centromeric Position 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ali
    • 1
  • S. R. V. Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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